Christmas Lunch and Entertainment 2016 - The annual Brontë Group Christmas Lunch took place last Saturday, 3 December. Around 40 members turned up to enjoy a three-course meal, drinks and entertai...
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Overwhelmed by life, a magical house offers a 99-night reprieve to women who need an oasis to sort out their way. Why 99? It’s just enough time to transform a life, but not too much time so you’ll procrastinate. At the end of Hope Street, an enchanted house can appear just in time for a distraught young woman. The house is kept up by a beautiful, older woman named Peggy who has lived there her whole life. And there are other residents as well. There is a group of unforgettable literary figures, and a few other meaningful ghosts as well, who counsel and coach the women. Women including Virginia Woolf, George Elliot, Charlotte Brontë and Florence Nightingale, and other notables provide inspiring ideas about how to dream again and change your life. (Wendy Kendall)The Williamsport Sun-Gazette talks to a local professor who
is not an expert on the Brontë sisters, but "Wuthering Heights," by Emily Brontë is exactly the kind of book that drew her to English in the first place. (Jessica Aunkst)